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Optical-Control GmbH Appoints Kurt Whitlock Associates to Cover Florida

Feb 06, 2018

Optical-Control GmbH & Co. KG, a leader in automated component counting technology using X-ray imaging, announced today that they have hired Kurt Whitlock of Kurt Whitlock Associates to cover all of Florida as their newest representative.

For the 40 years, Kurt Whitlock Associates has searched the world for cutting edge companies to represent and distribute to electronics assembly customers and potential markets. Their array of companies provide unmatched solutions to meet high volume, high mix, and mid to low volume requirements with the same level of service and technical support.

“We are pleased and honored to have the opportunity to represent Optical-Control’s innovative SMD X-Ray Scanner for parts counting,” commented Mr. Whitlock. “Our charter for the last 40 years has been to bring innovative and cost affective electronic assembly test and material solutions to our valued Florida market and this will help us continue that tradition.”

A partnership with Kurt and his team is exactly what we need in order to successfully bring our products to the market in Florida,” added Todd O’Neil, Leader of the North American team for Optical-Control. “We look forward to a long relationship with Kurt Whitlock Associates!”


A full-service EMS company, Optical Control is part of the Elsysko group in Weißenohe, Germany and has 180 employees, four SMT lines, and two through-hole lines. The company was founded in 2009 and in 2012, Optical Control was formed as a sales and service organization for the CCX (component counter X-ray) products. In 2013, the company debuted its first machine: the CCX.1. For more information about Optical-Control, email us at infoNA@optical-control.com or visit the website at www.optical-control.com.

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